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Posted by Kenpilot | Dec 28, 2009 @ 08:07 PM | 3,534 Views
We got dumped on with snow right before Christmas here in the northeast. Here is a collection of pictures from video of the BP Cub on skis flying at the field. It was a VERY windy day, and the video is rough. Lots of rolling and yawing, barely 3 seconds of straight and level flying to be had. But I managed to snap a few frames from the video.

It was loads of fun right up until that moment when a very strong gust came in while the battery was running low, and the landing caused a snap in the spar. Fuselage is fine, but the wing is toast... ...Continue Reading
Posted by Kenpilot | Dec 10, 2009 @ 02:00 PM | 3,709 Views
Ok, I have cabin fever already and it's not even winter yet. This is bad. Decided to go out anyway for a long walk in the park, and to take a foamy with me incase it was even remotely flyable... pun unintentional. lol.

Anyway, have been working on some different ways to get camera angles on these foamies. My latest attempt using some clips with magnets and tape.

BTW, it was so windy, needed just about full power just to keep it hovering into the wind. Managed to get some good video though. Fun, but cold....